NCVHS: Individuals should have control over disclosure

June 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2008 HIPAA, p3
The article reports on the adoption of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) in the U.S. to manage access control of health information for treatment purposes as suggested by the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics.


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